After a lengthy postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Tony Awards ceremony for the 2019-2020 Broadway season – originally scheduled for June 7, 2020 – will officially return as part of a four-hour event on Sunday, Sept. 26. The American Theatre Wing's 74th Annual Tony Awards will broadcast live at 7 p.m. ET exclusively on Paramount+, followed by the broadcast of The Tony Awards Present: Broadway's Back!, a live concert event celebrating the return of Broadway, at 9 p.m. ET on CBS, Paramount+ and the CBS app.
The CBS broadcast will include performances from three plays nominated for best musical (Jagged Little Pill, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical and Moulin Rouge! The Musical) as well as the live presentation of three Tony Awards: best play, best revival of a play and best musical. Other winners at the preceding Tony Awards ceremony will be honored throughout the CBS event that also promises "Tony Award winners re-uniting on stage to perform beloved classics."